Shereena Qazi

Shereena Qazi

Shereena is an online journalist with Al Jazeera English. She covers stories in Afghanistan and Pakistan and reports on war, conflict, militancy, politics and human rights.

Asia

Afghanistan's elections: All you need to know

Parliamentary polls, the third since the Taliban's fall in 2001, seen as test-run ahead of presidential vote next year.

Afghanistan's elections: All you need to know

Afghanistan

Profile: Who was Afghanistan's General Abdul Raziq?

Kandahar police chief known for being a powerful commander and feared enemy of the Taliban was killed on Thursday.

Profile: Who was Afghanistan's General Abdul Raziq?

Afghanistan

Their relatives were killed. Now they're running for parliament

An Afghan Sikh, a female engineer and a 54-year-old from Nangarhar have seen violence and now campaign for security.

Their relatives were killed. Now they're running for parliament

Afghanistan

Afghan Taliban officials: 'US agrees to discuss troops pullout'

US agrees to discuss pullout of troops from Afghanistan as part of talks to end 17-year war, Taliban officials say.

Afghan Taliban officials: 'US agrees to discuss troops pullout'

Afghanistan

Amid attempt to limit electoral fraud, Taliban promises attacks

Afghans say long-delayed poll provides opportunity but Taliban promises attacks on troops to disrupt process.

Amid attempt to limit electoral fraud, Taliban promises attacks

Asia

How Afghanistan fell in love with cricket

Cricket was imported by Afghan refugees from Pakistan, banned by the Taliban and finally embraced by government.

How Afghanistan fell in love with cricket

Afghanistan

'She went to school to learn but left in blood-soaked clothes'

At least 34 people were killed in Thursday's suicide attack by ISIL in Kabul, and most of them were students.

'She went to school to learn but left in blood-soaked clothes'

Afghanistan

'We won't survive': Residents speak of ongoing battle in Ghazni

Fighting enters a fifth day as desperate civilians flee to safety from the besieged eastern city.

'We won't survive': Residents speak of ongoing battle in Ghazni

Pakistan

The determined transgender candidate from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

This marks the first year transgender citizens can run in Pakistan's election following a law guaranteeing their rights.

The determined transgender candidate from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Afghanistan

Afghanistan: Taliban resume fighting as Eid ceasefire ends

Taliban announce they will resume fighting on Monday as the three-day ceasefire on Eid-al-Fitr comes to an end.

Afghanistan: Taliban resume fighting as Eid ceasefire ends

Afghanistan

Rare Eid of 'calm and peace' as Taliban, government truce holds

Afghans express joy as they celebrate end of Ramadan, but fears over ISIL violence simmer.

Rare Eid of 'calm and peace' as Taliban, government truce holds

Asia

Afghanistan's ceasefire with Taliban: 'Are we safe now?'

As President Ghani announced a temporary ceasefire with Taliban fighters, Afghans fear security will deteriorate.

Afghanistan's ceasefire with Taliban: 'Are we safe now?'